Story: Marriage and partnering

War brides playing baseball

New Zealand women who married United States servicemen during the Second World War are shown here playing baseball. The group were members of the Eagle Club, familiarising themselves with the three Cs: cookery, customs and the constitution.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Weekly Review 166. National Film Unit, 1944

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Megan Cook, 'Marriage and partnering - Marriage, 1900 to the 1960s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/30784/war-brides-playing-baseball (accessed 25 October 2021)

Story by Megan Cook, published 5 May 2011, updated 1 May 2017